FootyMAD's Hibernian match preview

Last updated : 21 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hibernian v Kilmarnock fixture

Kilmarnock face a trip to Hibernian at Easter Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Killie will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 48 and win only 17 of the 87 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, with Kilmarnock inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Hibees in a Scottish Premier match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 OctKilmarnock3 - 1HibernianSPL
2004/2005Sat 07 AugHibernian0 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2003/2004Sat 24 AprKilmarnock2 - 0HibernianSPL
2003/2004Sat 10 AprHibernian3 - 0KilmarnockSPL
2003/2004Sat 24 JanKilmarnock0 - 2HibernianSPL
2003/2004Sat 25 OctHibernian3 - 1KilmarnockSPL
2002/2003Sat 05 AprKilmarnock6 - 2HibernianSPL

Recent respective form guides

Hibernian have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Hibees in those games, with 5 conceded.

Kilmarnock have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Killie have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Hibernian are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 40 points from 22 games. Kilmarnock see themselves just below half way in the Bank of Scotland Scottish Premier, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Hibees, as the Killie have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hibernian Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Kilmarnock 13 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.